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Butter vs Parmigiano-Reggiano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Butter and Parmigiano-Reggiano different?

  • Butter is higher in Vitamin A, however Parmigiano-Reggiano is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Butter is 186% higher.
  • Butter contains 4 times more Vitamin A than Parmigiano-Reggiano. While Butter contains 684µg of Vitamin A, Parmigiano-Reggiano contains only 160µg.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has less Saturated Fat.

Butter, without salt and Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +4400%
Contains more Calcium +4520.8%
Contains more Potassium +420.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1800%
Contains more Copper +1387.5%
Contains more Zinc +4200%
Contains more Phosphorus +2937.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1% 8% 3% 2% 6% 3% 11% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 34% 333% 12% 28% 80% 106% 313% 200%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +4400%
Contains more Calcium +4520.8%
Contains more Potassium +420.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1800%
Contains more Copper +1387.5%
Contains more Zinc +4200%
Contains more Phosphorus +2937.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Butter
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Contains more Vitamin A +313.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1264.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +311.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1329.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +195.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1229.4%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 150% 47% 0% 2% 8% 1% 7% 1% 22% 18% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 37% 4% 12% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 283% 5% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +313.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1264.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +311.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1329.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +195.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1229.4%
Contains more Folate +233.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Butter
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Mineral Summary Score
4
Butter
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
5%
Butter
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbohydrates
0%
Butter
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats
374%
Butter
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Butter Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok

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Butter Parmigiano-Reggiano
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 127mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 37.172g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butter
Butter contains less Sodium (difference - 1518mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butter
Butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Butter
Butter is cheaper (difference - $1.6)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butter Parmigiano-Reggiano Opinion
Calories 717 265 Butter
Protein 0.85 20 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 81.11 20 Butter
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 1.37 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 215 88 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0 15 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.02 0.9 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calcium 24 1109 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 24 125 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Magnesium 2 38 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sugar 0.06 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.016 0.238 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Zinc 0.09 3.87 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch
Phosphorus 24 729 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 11 1529 Butter
Vitamin A 2499 605 Butter
Vitamin E 2.32 0.17 Butter
Vitamin D 0 0.4 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.029 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.486 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.042 0.114 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B5 0.11 0.325 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B6 0.003 0.049 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B12 0.17 2.26 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 7 1.7 Butter
Folate 3 10 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 50.489 13.317 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Monounsaturated Fat 23.43 6.098 Butter
Polyunsaturated fat 3.01 0.462 Butter
Tryptophan 0.012 0.24 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 0.038 1.519 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 0.051 1.2 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 0.083 2.983 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 0.067 2.459 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.021 0.369 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 0.041 1.604 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 0.057 1.498 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.023 0.752 Parmigiano-Reggiano
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173430/nutrients
  2. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.